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Precautions and Warnings With Fluphenazine - Risperdal Tablets

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  • Precautions and Warnings With Fluphenazine
    This eMedTV article provides precautions and warnings with fluphenazine and explains who should not take the medication. For example, fluphenazine can increase your risk of developing seizures, liver damage, or vision problems.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Loxapine Inhalation Powder
    You should not use loxapine inhalation powder if you have asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This eMedTV Web page explores when loxapine inhalation powder should be avoided and provides other important precautions and warnings for the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Prochlorperazine
    Prochlorperazine may potentially cause a serious condition called neuroleptic malignant syndrome. This eMedTV page lists other prochlorperazine precautions and warnings, including other possible side effects and people who should avoid the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Quetiapine
    This eMedTV page provides several precautions and warnings with quetiapine people should be aware of when starting treatment. It includes things to discuss with your healthcare provider before taking the drug and a list of those who should avoid it.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Thioridazine
    Thioridazine may potentially cause a life-threatening irregular heart rhythm known as QT prolongation. This eMedTV resource offers other precautions and warnings with thioridazine (including other possible side effects that may occur with the drug).
  • Precautions and Warnings With Ziprasidone
    Ziprasidone can cause a life-threatening condition called neuroleptic malignant syndrome in some people. This eMedTV page offers other precautions and warnings with ziprasidone, including important information on who should not take the drug.
  • Problems With Haldol
    As with any medication, it is possible to experience side effects or problems with Haldol. This page from the eMedTV site lists common side effects of the drug and also describes potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Problems With Invega
    Weight gain, dizziness, and nausea are some of the most common problems reported with Invega. This eMedTV Web page lists other common side effects of Invega and also describes potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Problems With Risperdal
    Some of the potential problems with Risperdal may include drowsiness, nausea, and anxiety. This eMedTV Web resource describes other possible problems, including potentially serious side effects that require immediate medical attention.
  • Problems With Zyprexa
    As with any medication, it is possible to develop side effects or problems with Zyprexa. This eMedTV article lists commonly reported side effects of Zyprexa and also describes some of the potentially dangerous problems that may occur with this drug.
  • Prochlorperazine
    Prochlorperazine is a medication used to treat severe nausea or vomiting, schizophrenia, and anxiety. This eMedTV article further discusses prochlorperazine uses, explains when and how to take the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Prochlorperazine Dosing
    As this eMedTV page explains, prochlorperazine dosing for schizophrenia treatment usually starts at 5 mg or 10 mg three or four times daily. This page also offers prochlorperazine dosage recommendations for those with anxiety or nausea and vomiting.
  • Prochlorperazine Maleate
    As this eMedTV page explains, prochlorperazine maleate is a prescription drug used to treat schizophrenia, anxiety, and other conditions. This resource briefly describes this medicine, listing the forms in which it is sold and describing how it works.
  • Proclorperazine
    Prochlorperazine is a drug that is used for treating anxiety, schizophrenia, and severe nausea or vomiting. This eMedTV page further describes the drug and lists possible side effects. Proclorperazine is a common misspelling of prochlorperazine.
  • Psychosocial Therapy for Schizophrenics
    Psychosocial therapy for schizophrenics can include rehabilitation and cognitive-behavioral therapy. This eMedTV page offers a more in-depth look at the uses and benefits of psychosocial therapy for schizophrenia.
  • Quetiapin
    Quetiapine is a medication licensed to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This eMedTV page describes how quetiapine works, explains how often it is taken, and lists its potential side effects. Quetiapin is a common misspelling of quetiapine.
  • Quetiapine
    Quetiapine is a prescription drug used to help control symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed look at the drug, including its effects, dosing information, potential side effects, and more.
  • Quetiapine Dosing
    The dose of quetiapine that you are prescribed will depend on several factors, which this eMedTV page lists. General quetiapine dosing guidelines for treating bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are provided, as are tips for those taking the drug.
  • Quetiapine Fumarate
    As explained in this eMedTV article, quetiapine fumarate is approved to treat bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. This Web page offers more information on this atypical antipsychotic, with details on how to take it, what to expect, and more.
  • Resperdal
    Risperdal is a medicine used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and emotional symptoms of autism. This eMedTV page explains how Risperdal works and describes the drug's potential side effects. Resperdal is a common misspelling of Risperdal.
  • Resperdol
    Risperdal is a prescription drug licensed to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and autism symptoms. This eMedTV segment explains what you should discuss with your doctor before starting this drug. Resperdol is a common misspelling of Risperdal.
  • Respirdal
    A doctor may prescribe Risperdal to treat bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. This eMedTV resource covers other Risperdal uses and explains what to discuss with your doctor before starting treatment. Respirdal is a common misspelling of Risperdal.
  • Respirdol
    Risperdal can be prescribed to relieve symptoms of bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and autism. This eMedTV segment describes the drug in more detail and explains what effects it has on these conditions. Respirdol is a common misspelling of Risperdal.
  • Risperadol
    Risperdal is an antipsychotic drug used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and autism symptoms. This eMedTV page covers Risperdal uses in more detail and lists possible side effects of the drug. Risperadol is a common misspelling of Risperdal.
  • Risperdal
    Risperdal is a prescription medicine used to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and autism. This eMedTV article offers an overview of Risperdal, highlighting how it works, offering tips on taking the medication, and listing potential side effects.
  • Risperdal (Risperidone) Drug Information
    As this eMedTV page explains, there is a lot of information about the prescription drug Risperdal (risperidone) to be aware of before starting treatment. This article provides information about the medicine's uses, effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Risperdal 0.25 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, a doctor may prescribe 0.25 mg Risperdal tablets to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or autism. This page also describes the factors that may affect your dosage and outlines some general dosing guidelines.
  • Risperdal 0.5 mg Tablets
    The starting Risperdal dose for treating bipolar disorder is 2 mg to 3 mg daily. As this eMedTV page explains, elderly people may need a lower dose (0.5 mg Risperdal tablets). This article also offers dosing guidelines for schizophrenia treatment.
  • Risperdal 1 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV page explains, a doctor may prescribe 1 mg Risperdal tablets, orally disintegrating tablets, or liquid once or twice a day to treat schizophrenia, autism, or bipolar disorder. This page also lists some factors that may affect your dosage.
  • Risperdal 2 mg Tablets
    People with schizophrenia often start with 2 mg Risperdal tablets once daily (or 1 mg tablets twice daily). This eMedTV segment also includes Risperdal dosing guidelines for the treatment of bipolar disorder and irritability associated with autism.
  • Risperdal 3 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV segment explains, 3 mg Risperdal tablets taken once or twice a day may help treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or autism. This page covers some general Risperdal dosing guidelines and lists the factors that may affect your dose.
  • Risperdal 4 mg Tablets
    Among the numerous strengths available for Risperdal tablets, 4 mg is the highest strength. This eMedTV article lists other Risperdal strengths and includes dosing guidelines for the treatment of autism, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder.
  • Risperdal Alternatives
    Risperdal alternatives can include therapy and other medications. This portion of the eMedTV library outlines several alternatives to Risperdal and describes situations in which they may be considered.
  • Risperdal and Alcohol
    Alcohol may increase the risk of Risperdal side effects (such as drowsiness and low blood pressure). This eMedTV page talks about combining alcohol and Risperdal, explaining why it is generally recommended that you avoid alcohol while using this drug.
  • Risperdal and Breastfeeding
    Risperdal does pass through breast milk. This eMedTV resource explores Risperdal and breastfeeding, explaining why the drug's manufacturer recommends avoiding Risperdal while breastfeeding and describing when a doctor will still prescribe the drug.
  • Risperdal and Diabetes
    Is there a connection between Risperdal and diabetes? As this portion of the eMedTV archives explains, people taking Risperdal may be at a higher risk of developing diabetes. This page also highlights some of the symptoms of diabetes to watch out for.
  • Risperdal and Dry Mouth
    As this eMedTV resource explains, clinical studies have shown that up to 13 percent of people taking Risperdal reported a dry mouth as a side effect. This page also lists some things you can do if you are taking Risperdal and dry mouth occurs.
  • Risperdal and Hair Loss
    It is difficult to determine if there is a relationship between the use of Risperdal and hair loss. But as this eMedTV Web page explains, if you are noticing hair loss while taking Risperdal, you should let your healthcare provider know.
  • Risperdal and Insomnia
    In clinical trials, up to 26 percent of people taking Risperdal experienced insomnia. This portion of the eMedTV library discusses Risperdal and insomnia in more detail and outlines some suggestions that may help improve your sleep habits.
  • Risperdal and Pregnancy
    Risperdal is a pregnancy Category C medication, meaning it may not be safe to take during pregnancy. This eMedTV article provides detailed information about Risperdal and pregnancy, including what to do if you become pregnant while taking Risperdal.
  • Risperdal and Weight Gain
    Up to 5 percent of people taking Risperdal experience weight gain as a side effect. This eMedTV segment lists some things you can do if you're on Risperdal and weight gain occurs (such as limiting your alcohol intake and eating heart-healthy foods).
  • Risperdal Antidepressant
    Risperdal belongs to a class of drugs known as atypical antipsychotics (the drug is not an antidepressant). This eMedTV Web page explains how Risperdal works for various conditions and describes the specific effects of this medication.
  • Risperdal Dangers
    Risperdal may increase your risk of developing diabetes. This segment from the eMedTV Web site discusses other potential dangers of Risperdal and explains which side effects of this medication may require immediate medical attention.
  • Risperdal Dosage
    This eMedTV resource explains the factors that can affect your Risperdal dosage, including your age, weight, and medical condition being treated. This page also provides an overview of Risperdal dosing guidelines and offers tips on taking the drug.
  • Risperdal Drug Information
    Risperdal is effective for treating symptoms of bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and autism. This eMedTV page offers more information on the drug, including details about Risperdal's effects, potential side effects, and warnings.
  • Risperdal Drug Interactions
    Taking drugs like Prozac or Paxil along with Risperdal can increase your risk of side effects. This eMedTV page discusses several other medicines that can potentially cause Risperdal drug interactions and covers the problems that can occur.
  • Risperdal Drug Side Effects
    Some of the potential side effects of Risperdal may include drowsiness, nausea, and headaches. This eMedTV page describes other possible side effects of the drug, including potentially serious side effects that require immediate medical care.
  • Risperdal for Autism
    Doctors may treat conditions such as autism with Risperdal. This eMedTV Web page describes the symptoms of autism and explains how the medication can be used to improve behavior problems associated with the condition.
  • Risperdal for Bipolar Disorder
    As this eMedTV segment explains, bipolar disorder is a condition that is sometimes treated with Risperdal. This eMedTV article further describes the effects of Risperdal and explains how the medication works for bipolar disorder and other conditions.
  • Risperdal for Children
    Risperdal is approved to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and autism in children. Risperdal, as this eMedTV page explains, works by affecting certain brain chemicals and is an effective treatment option for adults or children with these conditions.
  • Risperdal for Schizophrenia
    This eMedTV Web resource explains how bipolar disorder, autism, and schizophrenia can be treated with Risperdal. This page explains how this medication works and also discusses its effectiveness at treating conditions such as schizophrenia.
  • Risperdal Indications
    As this eMedTV page explains, the indications for Risperdal include schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and irritability associated with autism. This article further discusses this drug's uses and describes its effects.
  • Risperdal M-Tabs
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, a doctor may prescribe Risperdal M-Tabs to treat schizophrenia, autism, or bipolar disorder. This page offers a brief overview of the M-Tabs and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Risperdal Medication
    A prescription medication, Risperdal is used to treat schizophrenia and other conditions. This eMedTV resource briefly describes this antipsychotic drug, including some of its potential side effects. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Risperdal Oral
    As this eMedTV Web article discusses, oral Risperdal medicines may be prescribed to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or autism. This page takes a further look at how Risperdal works and describes some possible side effects.
  • Risperdal Overdose
    It is possible to take too much Risperdal. This part of the eMedTV Web site discusses some symptoms of a Risperdal overdose, including a fast heart rate, drowsiness, and seizures. This page also describes some of the treatment options available.
  • Risperdal Risks
    Risperdal may cause suicidal thoughts and other serious side effects. This eMedTV resource explores other potential problems or risks associated with Risperdal use and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before starting the medicine.
  • Risperdal Safety
    As this eMedTV page explains, you may not be able to safely take Risperdal if you have certain medical conditions, such as epilepsy or diabetes. This page further discusses other safety precautions, including information on possible side effects.
  • Risperdal Sexual Side Effects
    As this eMedTV article explains, some people who take Risperdal may experience a decreased sex drive, an inability to achieve an orgasm, or priapism. This page also describes what to do if you develop any Risperdal sexual side effects.
  • Risperdal Side Effects
    Common Risperdal side effects can include insomnia, dizziness, and headaches. This eMedTV segment covers these and other side effects that may occur while taking Risperdal, including serious side effects to report to your healthcare provider.
  • Risperdal Substitute
    If you do not respond well to Risperdal, alternatives to the medicine are available. This eMedTV page lists medications that can be used as a substitute for Risperdal and explains how psychosocial therapy can be a useful part of an overall treatment plan.
  • Risperdal Tablets
    As this eMedTV page discusses, Risperdal tablets are a prescription medicine used to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or autism. This page offers more detail on Risperdal, including information on potential side effects and available strengths.
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